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[audio]Unconquered -- Groks Science Show 2012-03-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Amazon is one of the last unspoiled territories, where the indiginous tribes have remained largely untouched by modern civilization. On this program, Scott Wallace discussed the unconquered tribes of the Amazon.
Keywords: science; anthropology; amazon; fleicheros; groks
Downloads: 2,987 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Alzheimer Research -- Groks Science Show 2009-09-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Alzheimer research has rapidly advanced in the past several years, yet simple daily habits may be even more important for preventing the onset of the disease. On this program, Mark Underwood discussed Alzheimer research and prevention.
Keywords: science; alzheimer; neuroscience; disease prevention; groks
Downloads: 4,581 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Musical Brain -- Groks Science Show 2007-12-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Music has powerful emotive and expressive qualities that transcend its description as a purely physical phenomenon. This is of course due to how the brain processes musical information. On this program, Prof. Daniel Levitin discussed the musical brain.
Keywords: science; music; neurobiology
Downloads: 6,577 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]A Beautiful Mind -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The life and times of mathematician John F. Nash Jr. have garnered a great deal of attention since the release of the popular movie, A Beautiful Mind, chronicled events in his life. This show featured an interview with Sylvia Nassar, the author of Nash's biography, who discussed Nash's struggles with math, schizophrenia, and the Nobel Prize.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 6,386 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Corporate Corruption of Higher Education -- Groks Science Show 2005-05-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Research at public universities is increasingly being driven by profit motives that undermine academic integrity and limit the free expression of ideas. What does this shift mean for higher education? On this program, Jennifer Washburn discussed the corporate corruption of higher education.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,354 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Linguistic Ambiguity -- Groks Science Show 2010-01-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The English language is remarkably well-suited for many forms of humorous wordplay. But, what is it about the structure of English that makes it particularly amenable to wordplay? On this program, Prof. Dallin D. Oaks discussed the structural ambiguities of the English language.
Keywords: science; linguistics; wordplay; comedy; humor; groks
Downloads: 2,748 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Willpower Instinct -- Groks Science Show 2012-02-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Although willpower is often viewed as a personality trait of great fortitude and resilience, new research is showing the neurobiological basis for willpower. On this program, Dr. Kelly McGonigal discussed the willpower instinct.
Keywords: science; technology; willpower; psychology; groks
Downloads: 2,851 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Love and Attraction -- Groks Science Show 2010-02-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Why are we particularly attracted to some people? Is there a chemical basis for love? On this program, Prof. Helen Fisher discussed the science of love and attraction.
Keywords: science; why him why her; love; attraction; psychology; anthropology; dating; groks
Downloads: 3,781 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Fecal Science -- Groks Science Show 2007-09-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While most might experience revulsion by fecal matter, the constitution of poo can actually tell a lot about gastrointestinal health. On this program, Dr. Anish Sheth and Josh Richmond discussed the science of poo.
Keywords: science; poo; fecal matter; gastrointestinal
Downloads: 5,600 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Exercising Brain -- Groks Science Show 2008-06-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
While exercise is widely known to be beneficial for physical health, it can also greatly improve mental abilities as well. On this program, Dr. John Ratey discussed the effects of exercise on the brain.
Keywords: science; exercise; neuroscience
Downloads: 4,276 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]DSM Dilemma -- Groks Science Show 2009-02-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV) is considered the bible of modern psychiatry. However, many of the listed disorders are not without controversy. On this program, Prof. Christopher Lane discussed the issues surrounding the DSM IV.
Keywords: science; psychiatry; psychology; shyness; DSM IV
Downloads: 5,242 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Science of Mind -- Groks Science Show 2012-03-21 - Dr. Charles Lee, Forrest Gulden, Joanna Rowell
We all know a lot about psychology, but it turns out that what we know is mostly wrong. Dr. John Cacioppo joins us this week to discuss how to teach difficult psychological concepts in an engaging way to first year psychology students.
Keywords: groks; science; psychology; cacioppo
Downloads: 2,298 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Now And Then, Here and There: Editing - Jason Scott
Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 5 in Cleveland, OH. Now and Then, Here and There: Editing. Starting from the story of hitting a coyote, Jason Scott describes the nature of editing, our growing roles as editors of our own lives and content, and the future directions editing can take. Hints about the process are given, as well as a number of anecdotes related to Jason's own projects.
Keywords: editing; documentary; Jason Scott; Notacon
Downloads: 2,328 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Electric Cars -- Groks Sciene Show 2011-12-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The electric car has seen some fals starts, but new technical advances and changes to the global environment are propelling the adoption of these vehicles. On this program, Jim Motavalli discussed the new developments in the electric car.
Keywords: science; technology; electric cars; groks
Downloads: 3,499 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Science versus Religion -- Groks Science Show 2010-11-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The continued clashes between science and religion over the theory of evolution appears to have no middle ground for agreement. But, can these two worldviews be reconciled? On this program, Ron Frost discussed the debate over evolution.
Keywords: science; evolution; biology; religion; groks
Downloads: 4,179 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Darwin and Religion -- Groks Science Show 2007-09-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The theory of evolution proposed by Charles Darwin has served as the basis for modern biological research. But, is evolution at odds with religious beliefs? On this program, Prof. Francisco Ayala from U.C. Irvine discussed Darwin and Religion.
Keywords: science; darwin; religion; evolution
Downloads: 7,577 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Dark Matter and Energy -- Groks Science Show 2007-05-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Dark matter and dark energy comprise most of the known universe. But, what are the constituents of dark matter and energy? On this program, Dr. Dan Hooper from Fermilab discussed the dark cosmos.
Keywords: science; dark matter; physics
Downloads: 10,373 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Dietstep Hydaplunge -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential for a long and health life. But, what constitutes a healthy diet? This show featured a discussion of one dieting theory, and an everyday inventor talking about his invention.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 592 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Global Warnings -- Groks Science Show 2005-12-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Global warming is a larger threat than terrorism. So says this week's guest Sir David King, science advisor to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. On this program, he discussed the indicators of this worldwide threat and counters the skeptics of climate change.
Keywords: science; global warming
Downloads: 7,653 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Technological Concerns of 9-11 -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The events of September 11th continue to be felt, especially on the anniversary of their occurrence. On this special program, Prof. Richard Muller discussed many of the technological issues surrounding those events.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 549 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Computer Malware -- Groks Science Show 2008-02-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
As computers have become increasingly ubiquitous, so too has computer malware. How can we protect our computers from this onslaught of viruses, worms, and Trojan horses? On this program, David Perry discussed effective solutions to combat computer malware.
Keywords: science; computers; malware
Downloads: 6,924 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Einstein and his miraculous year -- Groks Science Show 2005-11-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
In the year 1905, Albert Einstein published five papers that changed the face of modern physics and led to two Nobel Prizes, including one for Einstein himself. On this program, Prof. John Stachel discussed Einstein and the importance of each of these papers.
Keywords: Science; physics; relativity; Einstein
Downloads: 9,072 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Low Energy Space Flight -- Groks Science Show 2007-08-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Space travel has typically relied on conventional high energy routes, known as Hohmann Transfers, to transfer their payloads. However, low energy routes do exist, and are currently being explored. On this program, Dr. Ed Belbruno from NASA discussed low energy space flight.
Keywords: science; NASA; space flight; Hohmann; low energy
Downloads: 8,246 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Mona Lisa Math -- Groks Science Show 2006-06-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Art and science are inexorably intertwined, with advances in one often inspiring advances in the other. Nowhere is this more evident than in the work of Leonardo da Vinci. On this program, Prof. Bulent Atalay discussed math and the Mona Lisa.
Keywords: science; math; art; mona lisa
Downloads: 7,171 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]The Planets -- Groks Science Show 2006-03-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Our solar system contains nine acknowledged planets, each with their own unique personalities that continue to inspire scientists. On this episode, Dava Sobel discussed her perspective of the planets.
Keywords: science; astronomy; planets; solar system
Downloads: 4,481 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Wikipedia, Brick by Brick - Jason Scott
"Wikipedia, Brick by Brick" (sometimes referred to as "Brickapedia"): Presentation by Jason Scott at Notacon 4 in Cleveland, Ohio on April 27, 2007. Focuses mostly on the exploitable nature of open collaborative systems on Wikipedia, where the use of several methodologies allow manipulation of articles and policy. Touches briefly on the Essjay Controversy, where a 24 year old user of Wikipedia was able to successfully present himself as a multi-doctorate professor of divinity for multiple years...
Keywords: Wikipedia; Jason Scott; Jimbo Wales; Teddy Bear
Downloads: 1,863 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]String Theory -- Groks Science Show 2005-03-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Physicists are constantly searching for 'elegant' theories that describe the universe. One such theory, string theory, has the potential to unify the disparate theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity. We discussed this theory with Prof. Brian Greene of Columbia University.
Keywords: Science; physics; string theory
Downloads: 14,169 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Ten Planets -- Groks Science Show 2006-08-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The recent debate over what defines a planet has been partially motivated by the discovery of a candidate tenth planet. On this program, Dr. Ken Croswell explained the rationale behind the ten planets.
Keywords: science; astronomy; tenth planet
Downloads: 6,482 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Light Speed Travel -- Groks Science Show 2006-04-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Traveling near the speed of light may soon be possible thanks to recent theoretical advances. On this program, Dr. Franklin Felber discussed the physics of near light-speed travel.
Keywords: science; speed of light; physics
Downloads: 7,116 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Science Journalism -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Communicating developments in science and technology to the public at large is essential to establishing a science literate populace. However, translating the sometimes obscure jargon of the trade can be a challenge. This show examined this role of science journalism.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 261
[audio]Windley, Chapman and Stotesbury - Electronic Voting [DigiDemo2004] - Windley, Chapman and Stotesbury
[Full title: Electronic Voting and Transparency] The vote counting problems of the election in 2000 created much interest in improved voting systems. The natural inclination of many technologists would be to apply computer technology to the problem, but whether this can be done in a reliable and trustworthy way is a controversial subject. Many respected computer scientists don't think it can be done at all...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Digital Democracy 2004
Downloads: 254
[audio]Vivisection Debate -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The use of animals in research is a controversial issue in terms of ethical considerations. However, some claim that the even the scientific validity of animal tests is questionable. This show featured a debate on such testing.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 169
[movies]Discussion @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Discussion
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 81
[movies]Discussion @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: WSIS: Globalization of Civil Society Discussion
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 171
[movies]Mod: Vera Franz @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Internet Freedom goes East I. Free Software in East and Southeast Europe Mod: Vera Franz Program Officer, Information Program, Open Society Institute, Budapest
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 114
[audio]Technology as Art -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Technology as an art form may seem paradoxical. However, the seamless blending of technology in art is capable of broadening the palette of artistic expression. This show featured an interview with two members of The Flying Karamazov Brothers discussing their technology driven show.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 232
[audio]Heiferman and Seiger - Meetup.com [DigiDemo 2004] - Heiferman and Seiger
Strategists from the Dean campaign note that Meetup and other tools for "on the ground" organizing have been even more important to their success than blogging. Scott Heiferman, founder of Meetup.com, will explain how meetup works, and how it can be used to set up face-to-face meetings for your own local volunteers. Jonah Seiger is Visitng Fellow, Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet at George Washington University...
Keywords: Digital Democracy 2004; Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 247
[audio]Steven Garrity's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Steven Garrity
Steven Garrity speaks about weblogs, RSS, and related technologies, and how they are being, and could be, used in new and interesting ways, at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Zap Your PRAM 2003
Downloads: 199
[audio]Stephen Regoczei's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Stephen Regoczei
Stephen Regoczei speaks about "How to Save the World, IMHO -- the blog version, because I am fed up with talking only to myself", at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Zap Your PRAM 2003; Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 498
[audio]Digital Divide -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
With the digital divide threatening to leave some people behind in the emerging technological world, the need for computer philanthropists is essential. Luckily, devout individuals are working hard to make sure that no one gets left behind in the digital divide.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 207
[movies]Discussion @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Beyond the Unix-Paradigm? Discussion
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 146
[audio]JCR Licklider -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Personal computers and the internet have become commonplace in modern living. However, this development was not inevitable and may be due in large part to the foresight of one man, J.C.R. Licklider. On this program, M. Mitchell Waldrop discussed the history of this revolution.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 225
[audio]Hepatitus B -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Hepatitus B is a diseases that has affected millions of individuals, and one where a cure was fortunately found. On this show, we interviewed the Nobel Laureate whose research led to the vaccine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 167
[audio]Neutrinos -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Neutrinos are particles in nature which were until recently thought to have no mass. Recent discoveries however have shown that these particles do indeed have mass. The implication of these and other discoveries were discussed.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 435
[audio]Peter Rukavina's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Peter Rukavina
Peter Rukavina speaks about the open source technology used to power the Provincial Election in Prince Edward Island, at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Zap Your PRAM 2003
Downloads: 236
[audio]Art Rhyno's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Art Rhyno
Art Rhyno speaks about information landscapes & spaghetti code at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Zap Your PRAM 2003; Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 789
[audio]Introductions [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Dan James / Peter Rukavina
Introductions and housekeeping items at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Zap Your PRAM 2003
Downloads: 265
[audio]Healthy Valentine -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential to long life, prosperity, and even love. This show offered tips for celebrating a healthy Valentine's Day.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 303
[audio]Biomaterials Research -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomaterials are synthetic materials capable of replacing damaged tissue in living organisms. These materials hold great promise for biomedical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 225
[movies]Dewayne Hendricks - Free Wireless Networks @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Dewayne Hendricks, CEO Dandin Group & Open Spectrum Advocate and packet radio Pioneer, Fremont, CA
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 232
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